NAAC Unhappy Over Poor Infra In Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya

PURI: A six-member team of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has expressed its displeasure over the poor infrastructure facilities in Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya (SJSV) here.

The NAAC team was on inspection to the state’s only Sanskrit University recently.

The team expressed dissatisfaction on the varsity authorities for their failure to upgrade research facilities and pay stipends to MPhil and Ph.D students regularly.

Poor library facilities at the varsity also received severe flak from the NAAC team, said sources.

They also pulled up the authorities for poor infrastructure facilities in the hostels.

It also expressed displeasure over unavailability of basic facilities at the ladies hostel. At least eight girls are being accommodated in every room of the ladies hostel for the last few years, sources said.

The students alleged that the university did not have a full-fledged playground, a canteen, and a primary health centre.

Vice-chancellor Gangadhar Panda said the NAAC team had collected information regarding the infrastructure and curricula of the institution after a detailed discussion with the university authorities.